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The World Will Come Clean

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0 Comments · Wednesday, December 27, 2006
Jake's Final Notes: For my last Songitorial of 2006, I decided to end with a dream. I knew that I wanted the first half of the song to chronicle some of the horrors of this year, while I wanted the   

Footprints in the Snow

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0 Comments · Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Jake?s Notes: This song is a tribute to James Kim, the father who gave his life trekking through the snowy, Oregon wilderness trying to save his wife and two girls who were stranded. I broke down in   

Washington Street

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0 Comments · Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Jakes Notes: I'm all for the Iraq Study Group and their ideas for the war. However, I always wonder why these groups primarily consist of withered old men instead of younger men and women whose live  

Santa Will Make It All Right

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0 Comments · Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Jake's Notes: As Christmastime approached, I started thinking about all of the odd yuletide traditions, like elves. Which Gospel are they from? Surely, elves preceded Santa; so, I threw myself into   

Softly on the Surface

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0 Comments · Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Jake's Notes: This song responds to the recent racist tirade of comedian Michael Richards. He and Mel Gibson have recently brought to the surface a racial rage that many people my age thought died ou  

Thanksgiving Stuff

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0 Comments · Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Notes: I stuffed together every Thanksgiving memory over the years into one casserole of reminiscence, and I wound up with this sum-it-all-up ballad. Thanksgiving Stuff - Click here to listen By  

The New Hands of Change

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0 Comments · Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Jakes Notes: Hip, Hip Huzzah for Americas regime change. For once in my life, most of the candidates that I voted for turned out winners. So Long, It's Been Good to Know Ya? I sing to Red-Staters all  

OMG! We Speak the Same Language

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0 Comments · Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Notes: The debate over America's official language has been raging since our country spoke its first word. This debate has recently re-emerged on the tip of the tongue. However, no one seems to hear   

Music: Don't Think Twice, It's Just a Song

How I wrote a song every week for a year

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Editor's Note: On the first day of 2006, local Folk singer/songwriter Jake Speed began an ambitious project, writing a weekly "Speedy Delivery," his singing "songatorial" which is posted at c  

Don't Vote for Him

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0 Comments · Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Jake's Notes: Mark Twain may have best summed up political strategy when he wrote that it's better to be popular than right? May the best-looking candidate win! Don't Vote for Him - Click Here To L